RESULTS – Florette Fradley 10k – 17th March 2024

Men: 1st Peter Ball Bromsgrove and Redditch 34.14, 2nd Billy Barrett Rugeley Runners 34.28 & 3rd Robert Meredith 34.41

Women: 1st Tamara Freeman Bromsgrove and Redditch 37.27, 2nd Elizabeth Watters Birchfield Harriers 39.33 & 3rd Olivia Harris Royal Sutton 40.41

Thank you to all runners that took part in the 25th Florette Fradley 10k

After a wet start to the morning for our 25th anniversary race (first held in 1999), we saw a fabulous turn out for this ever popular 10k road race. It was lovely to see great spectator numbers from friends, family and villagers alike. 

We were blessed with sunshine as the winner and 1st Male, Peter Ball of Bromsgrove & Redditch AC crossed the finish line in a time of 34.14, closely followed by Billy Barrett of Rugeley runners in 2nd place, and Robert Meredith in 3rd place with a time of 34.45

The first female across the line was Tamara Freeman also from Bromsgrove & Redditch AC in a time of 37.27 and with an overall finish position of 16th, next was Elizabeth Watters of Birchfield Harriers in 39.33, and in 3rd place was Olivia Harris of Royal Sutton Colfield AC 40.41

Thank you to all our runners you’re amazing, and a special thank you to our wonderful sponsor at Florette for their support again in our anniversary year together. 

For all results please see

Photos are HERE

EVENT – Florette Fradley 10k – 17th March 2024

EVENT - Florette Fradley

The Florette Fradley 10K is a popular run and attracts around 1,000 entrants each year. Covering flat, country roads, it’s a great event for beginners and pros alike. The Fradley 10k has previously been nominated in the National Running Awards for the best 10k race for personal best times.

  • DATE: SUNDAY 17th March 2024
  • START TIME: 10.30am
  • VENUE: Fradley Village, near Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • INSURANCE: Full public liability cover
  • MEDALS: To all finishers
  • TROPHIES: To first 3 men, first 3 ladies
  • Post code Start Line is WS13 8NL

If you have any enquires please contact race director Paul at

Race results will be here within 24 hours of the race : STUWEB

Photos will be viewable sometime after the race here : MICKHALLPHOTOS

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EVENT – Tamworth 10k – Sunday 29th Oct 2023

RESULTS - Tamworth 10k Oct 2018

The Tamworth 10k will be held on the Sunday the 29th Oct 2023 and will start and finish in the beautiful grounds surrounding Tamworth Castle and will wind its way through the grounds and out into the town, then follow a canal section in Fazeley, before returning to the Castle Grounds.

The Tamworth 10k was voted 4th best 10k in the UK by Runners World in 2013 as its scenic but mainly flat 5k loop course takes in some of the town’s best scenery with its start and finish set in the popular Castle Grounds leisure facility with its gardens, sports amenities, walkways, and café.

UPDATE: Now a timing chipped event.

The cost to enter is £23 (affiliated) and £25 (non-affiliated).

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EVENT CANCELLED – Lichfield Half-Marathon – 1st Oct 2023

Dear Runner,

The 1st Oct 23 Lichfield Half-Marathon has had to be cancelled.

The event business as a whole has suffered terribly with many similar companies going out of business, including lots of our suppliers. Taking with them lots of runners entry fee’s with no chance of a refund.

In 2022 we made the decision to go ahead with the Lichfield Half Marathon event though we knew we were going to lose thousands of pounds due to lower entry levels and increased logistic costs. But we wanted to bring our loyal participants a well needed event.

Things have improved and the Tamworth 10k and the iconic Fradley 10k were good entry numbers in 2022. However with less than seven weeks to go until the 2023 Lichfield Half Marathon entries are again very low and we are unable to sustain a similar financial loss again, or KP Events will be unable to continue. So unfortunately I have to inform you that the 2023 Lichfield Half Marathon will not take place this year.

But it’s not all bad news!!  We would like to make you a very special offer. The entry fee for the Lichfield Half Marathon was £30.00. The combined entry fees for the Tamworth 10k and the Fradley 10k are £54.00, so we would like to transfer your entry to both of these races for you at no extra cost to you.

If you are already entered in to either of these races then we will of course offer you a refund instead. We hope all runners will take up this fabulous offer, which will allow us to stage these two great events for you, and continue as a business.

Tamworth 10k October 29th 2023

Fradley 10k  March 17th 2024

Thank you again for your support. If you have any questions please email  If we do not hear from you by September 10th then we will automatically transfer you to both of these races.

Kevin & Paul

RESULTS – Birmingham Insurance Institute 5k and 10k Run – 12 Mar 2023 – Tamworth

runners general

SEE the 10k RESULTS pdf document

SEE the 5k RESULTS pdf document

In the men’s 10k the winner was David Carbutt in 39:12, 2nd was Simon Heard in 40:00 and 3rd Richard Charlton. Women’s 10k winner was Heather-Leigh Davis in 46:14, second Vicki Holme 52:43 and third place Amber Rogers 53:01. 5k Men: 1st Marc Turner, 2nd Cameron Forryan and 3rd place Richard White. Women’s 5k was Ania Simcox, 2nd Jenifer Bradshaw and third place Jenny Reeve.

Results – Florette Fradley 10k – 5th March 2023

EVENT - Florette Fradley


  • 1st Jamie Arnold, City of Stoke AC, 33.08
  • 2nd Teddy Shum 33.18
  • 3rd Tim Bristowe, Redditch Stars 33.34
  • 1st Female Joanna Male, Long Eaton RC 37.00
  • 2nd Natasha Newton 38.33
  • 3rd Nicola Blunt 38.52, Royal Sutton AC

Full results at

Photos are available HERE